Culture for Isolation of Pathogenic Leptospira spp., Leptospira spp.

Specimen:

Whole Blood

Volume/Quantity:

3-5 mL

Shedule of Collection:

within 10 days after onset of symptoms

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Acquire 2 tubes of EMJH or Korthof’s medium (to be requested by referring/requesting laboratory) : Aseptically inoculate 0.5 ml of sample into each tube. If quantity is not sufficient, inoculate into one tube only. : Wrap with opaque material

Running Day:

Monday to Friday

Cut off Day and Time:

Not Applicable Note: during weekends, holidays and after office hours specimens are received in the clinical laboratory

Turnaround Time:

12 weeks

Fee:

₱2900.00 *Free of charge if coordinated/reported to RESU/PESU/CESU/MESU and accompanied with PIDSR

Status:

Available